Goosefish vs. Monkfish

Goosefish vs. Monkfish — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Goosefish and Monkfish

Goosefishnoun

Any of several edible anglerfishes of the family Lophiidae, such as L. americanus of North American Atlantic waters, having a tapering body with a flattened head and a large mouth. Also called monkfish.

Monkfishnoun

See goosefish.

Goosefishnoun

An anglerfish of the family Lophiidae.

Monkfishnoun

Any large bottom-dwelling anglerfish of the genus Lophius, such as Lophius piscatorius, of the Atlantic, having a large head and mouth.

Goosefishnoun

fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey

Monkfishnoun

Angel sharks of the genus Squatina.

Monkfishnoun

flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of the Atlantic waters of North America

Monkfishnoun

fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey

Monkfishnoun

sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do